Sparhawk Family History

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Sparhawk Name Meaning

English: from Middle English sparhauk ‘sparrowhawk’, originating either in the Old English Spearh(e)afoc, used as a personal name, or as a medieval nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Spark, Shaw, Sparrow, Parham, Spada, Spach, Parrack, Sparling

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Sparhawk Family Origin

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Sparhawk Family Occupations

What did your Sparhawk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sparhawk family was Shoe Bottomer. The most common Sparhawk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Sparhawk's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sparhawk.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Machinist

    6%
  • Shoe Bottomer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sparhawk ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sparhawk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sparhawk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sparhawk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sparhawk. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sparhawk. For the veterans among your Sparhawk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sparhawk Life Expectancy

What is the average Sparhawk lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sparhawk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Sparhawk in 1962 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sparhawk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sparhawk ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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